Location and Area Around
The University of Toyama is located in Toyama City and Takaoka City in Toyama Prefecture located on the West coast, in the middle of Japan. Toyama Prefecture is a local district with
changes of the seasons where the Tateyama mountain range is in the south and Toyama Bay, the Sea of Japan to the north. So you can learn in a comfortable environment. Gofuku campus has 5 faculties; Humanities, Human Development, Economics, Science and Engineering. Sugitani campus has Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Takaoka campus has Faculty of Art and Design.
It takes about 1 hour by airplane and about 2 hours by train (Hokuriku Shinkansen Line) from Tokyo to Toyama.
- Useful links for tha information on Toyama Prefecture
- "Location, Area, Population", by the Toyama Prefectural Government
- "Getting to Toyama", by the Toyama Prefectural Government